Gran Caribe Club Karey
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... off then!
Two days in Matanzas is probably enough to see what’s there is to see unless you are here to learn Spanish or the Rumba so we’ve decided to cut our 4 nights back to 2 and will head back to Havana tomorrow – there’s still a lot we haven’t seen. I think we’re going back to the same casa as before (emphasis on think)*. After some failed attempts at calling them yesterday (Cuban telephone congestion) and then being ...
Today we decided to head out to Matanzas, a coastal city two hours east of Habana, to see a baseball game and check out the beaches (Matanzas is 30 min west of Varadero, a famous beach resort in Cuba). There were tourist buses going to Matanzas but we decided it was faster and cheaper to ask a taxi driver on the street to take us there. Luckily we found a really nice guy who took us to the baseball stadium and the beach ...
... to only the island itself. Buildings, cars and streets are all so bright which is complemented by the rays of sunshine coming from the sky and the baby blue sea to your left; it’s the only place in the world I have been where the streets have more colour than the TV. In the modern day it’s unfortunately rare to find a country that is not completely trying to redevelop a style to emulate their neighbours around the world. Variety is good, ask anyone other than The Daily ...
... of minutes, I closed my eyes, took a deep breath, and headed back to the bus. I had said my final goodbye to Cuba, but I was not yet ready to say goodbye to my Brazilian friends.
Although this time I did not cry, my heart sunk when Carlos got on the microphone minutes before we were at the airport to say his last words. After saying farewell to our Brazilian family, we got back on the bus for one last time. ...
The group went to Matanzas, Cuba today to see a fortress called Castillo de San
Severino. The fortress was originally built as a defensive base to ward off pirate invasions. There is a moat around the fortress which has been useless for a very long time, in both that nobody is attacking the fortress anymore and that the water was receded ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Gran Caribe Club Karey Varadero
Other places to stay in Varadero
Carretera de Las Morlas, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Excellent new hotel
- Not Impressed.
- Loved Blau Varadero watch where you are walking
Punta Hicacos Final, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Staff
- I Love the LTI!!!
Ave 1ra e/ 10 & 12, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- OH dear Oh dear ...lots to still learn here
- I don't ask for much but...
- Happy we chose it
Avenida 1ra entre 60 y 64, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Incredible beach
- Would have liked to stay
- Jan 2004 to Cuba
Calle 9 e/ Boulevard y Ave. Kawama, Varadero | 3 star hotel
- Run for Your Life!!!!
- Very so-so
- Amazing week
Ave. 3ra y Calle 30, Varadero | 2 star hotelfrom $42
- Very Nice cuban flavor
- Worth it !
- WARNING - DO NOT GO THERE!!
Autopista Sur Final, Punta Hicacos, Varadero | 5 star hotelfrom $150
Via Blanca, km 130, Varadero | 2 star hotelfrom $64
- Poor value
- First trip.....
- Pleasantly surprised
Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero | 3 star hotel
- Great Times!
- Loved every minute of it...
Ave de las Americas Km 3, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Villa cuba is good
- Value for your money
- Villa Cuba....the real deal
Ave. Kawama y Final, Varadero | 4 star hotel
- Pretty Good for 3 Stars
- Had a great time
- Cheap...Make your own fun !